Daily Archives: November 13, 2009

Talking dirty

Dirt is the topic of the 2009 Bainbridge Environmental Conference.

Set for this Sunday at IslandWood, the conference will cover how the island’s dirt is eroded and contaminated and how it can be cared for. It’ll also feature a discussion with author and UW scientist David Montgomery, whose book “Dirt: the Erosion of Civilization” inspired this year’s conference theme.

Read more about the conference here.

Ethics Board says Knobloch violated code

The city Ethics Board agreed this week with former city manager Mark Dombroski’s that Councilman Bill Knobloch had violated the city ethics code by not filing a conflict-of-interest statement. The board went took things a step further, asserting that Knobloch also violated a portion of the code that states elected officials should avoid “the appearance of impropriety.”

Read my story here.